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A Call to Parenting in 2022 - A Poem of Necessity
Social Media is on the rise -Why don’t we all just run?. Talk to your kids, go outside and have a bit of fun. Take the teens to the forest or on a cool, quiet trail,. and get to know them a bit more for times today are frail.
Savor This Moment- A Cool Poem
Recognize it- Seize it, Be in Gratitude for it. when the heart is so full. Recognize, Seize it, Be in Gratitude for it. My thoughts illuminate inside with overthinking, What is the meaning of it all?
Politics in the United States Today
Politics in the United States - Full Service or Self Service© Brooklyn Muse. A new political party is now being formed in the United States. On Wednesday, July 27, 2022, a Washington Post op-ed published the following statement made in unison by Andrew Yang, Christine Todd Whitman, and David Jolly, “Political extremism is ripping our nation apart, and the two major parties have failed to remedy the crisis. Today’s outdated parties have failed by catering to the fringes. As a result, most Americans feel they aren’t represented.” This new political party has taken on the name Forward in an attempt to bring Republicans and Democrats together in what they call the “moderate, common-sense majority.”
United States Same-Sex Marriage Vote LGBTQ
Signs of the Times- Politics and Society© Brooklyn Muse. An unusual event on Wednesday, July 20, 2022, sparked Manu Raju, a CNN Chief Correspondent, to report an interesting, unprovoked verbal exchange. The United States Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) from Florida happened to be sharing an elevator ride with a CNN correspondent and, to his dismay, Tammy Baldwin (D-W) United States Senator from Wisconsin.
New Jersey Water Parks 2022
New Jersey Celebrates National Water Park Day July 28, 2022. Kalahari Resorts and Conventions Center located in Pocono Manor Pennsylvania founded National Waterpark Day which is meant to be celebrated by water parks across the nation. Kalahari hosts a water play area with slides and activities, golfing, an escape room, theatre, bowling, and dining and hotel rooms for recreational activities to blossom. This mega-resort area was established by Todd Nelson in 2000 and is thriving by providing exciting family entertainment year-round.
Earth Energy - Free Verse Poem
Mountains speak through the senses. Hearing, Tasting, Smelling, Touching and Seeing. Most importantly through the innate sense of Supreme Stillness. If one speaks of it as a “Spirit Sense”, it turns some people away and is quickly disregarded. The same is true of the word “Energy”. I can understand the skepticism, so I choose my words most carefully.
A Poem on Relationships- On the Side.
Value Yourself- Rise above Relationships where you are seconds. No need to be "On the Side" of anyone. This simple poem is a wake-up call to stand tall, find your own strong voice, and lead your life with passion and fire in your soul for yourself. Own yourself. Value Yourself.
Social Security and Its Future
On June 9, 2022 Senators Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. and Elizabeth Warren, D- Mass., along with Democrats including Sens. Cory Booker of New Jersey, Kirsten Gillibrand of New York, Jeff Merkley of Oregon, Alex Padilla of California, Chris Van Hollen of Maryland and Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island, and Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Ore. put forth a new Social Security Plan. This bill introduced in Congress would extend the program's solvency past 2096 and place an additional $200 a month in the pockets of Social security beneficiaries.
A Poem and the History of the Alphabet
Simple words here are meant to have the reader stop and pause, possibly inspire. This piece includes poetry with the strategic use of the alphabet and, following your respite, the complex history of what we now see as simple letters.
Ten Best New Jersey Pizza Jaunts
The culinary masterpiece of Pizza originated in the southwestern area of Italy’s Campania region. As the story goes, Italy unified in 1861. In 1889 King Umberto I and Queen Margherita visited Naples. The couple traveled frequently and apparently became quite bored with their cuisine. Founded in 1760, Da Pietro's pizzeria was well known at the time. The city’s successor Pizzeria Brandi was called upon by the queen to make an assortment of pizzas for her and her husband. The one she enjoyed the most was a pie with a crusty base topped with soft white cheese, red tomatoes, and green basil. Aside from its superb taste, its colors represented the Italian flag. The original name for this pie was Pizza Mozzarella. After the pizzeria received many compliments from the Queen, the pizza was renamed Margherita Pizza.
Gratitude - A Poem
I would like to thank the sunshine for warming my physical body.I see you above me lightening my soul in both good times and bad. You ask for nothing in return. I assimilate you into my skin and entire being.You bring me endless strength and joy.
Happiness- A Poem
Happiness is not as elusive as many think. We do not “find” it in other people. We will not “find” it in meditation or eastern art forms, in nature, or in material things.
A Commentary on Education- A Poem
World History Class. High School. Last Day. Final exams on each desk. Three Senior boys enter 10 minutes late, basketballs in hand. Respectfully, they sit to take their exams. 10 minutes pass- all quiet.
A Poem on Sound
Listen and silent have the same letters. Nature’s voice reverberates within the earth. Majestic properties live in the whisper of the trees,. the rhythm of the water, and the call of the wind.
Technology Changes Non-Verbal Communication
Simple Letters Make a World of Difference@ Brooklyn Muse. Ms. Elizabeth Bonker, who has nonspeaking autism, is the most recent valedictorian of Rollins College of Winter Park, Florida. The commencement address given was one of the most significant and powerful of any across the nation.
Porch Lighting and its message in the United States
Outdoor lighting has taken on a new meaning for residents of the United States. Many citizens have taken to their outdoor porches and stairways to share their support and awareness of a plethora of issues within our society.
A Poem to Earth Energy
Let it be known we appreciate the life energy, beyond all religions- you offer us- through the elements on our planet — fire, earth, water, metal, air, and wood. May you realize we acknowledge your ancestral knowledge and the important integration of humor on the planet into the rhythms of our days.